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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Klingon word for "arrow"

Felix Malmenbeck (

DIp 'oH naQjej mu''e'; nuH per noy 'oH. naQ jej 'oH Hoch naQjej'e' 'ach naQjej 'oHbe' Hoch naQ jej'e'.

naQjej vIghajchugh, naQjejwIj vIpong. chay' *naQvamjejvaD* bIpong?

From: De'vID []
Sent: Sunday, August 9, 2015 19:22
To: tlhIngan-Hol
Subject: Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Klingon word for "arrow"

On 9 August 2015 at 18:23, Robyn Stewart <> wrote:
> As the weapon that shoots tIH would have chronologically followed the weapon
> that shoots arrows, and as an arrow doesn't seem to me to be 'like a beam or
> ray but smaller, less important or less substantial' I don't like tIHHom. I
> immediately thought of naQjejHom when I saw the question on Facebook, and
> there Felix beat me to posting that suggestion.  The arrow is, from an
> engineering perspective, a modification of the spear.
> Whether the bow is a naQjejHom moy'bI' or a kind of chetvI' I'm not sure.

qatlh {naQjejHom} luchup Hoch? qaqbe''a' *{naQHomjej}?


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